Friday, October 4, 2013

On Miley Cyrus and sledgehammers

No matter how hard I try, I am not oblivious to popular culture. So I have noticed a bit of fuss about that Miley Cyrus video of “Wrecking Ball”. Sinead O’Connor disapproved:
I am extremely concerned for you that those around you have led you to believe, or encouraged you in your own belief, that it is in any way “cool” to be naked and licking sledgehammers in your videos.
Ms O’Connor is not alone in this but as far as I know no one has made the obvious Peter Gabriel joke. So here he is in 1993 with his single-entendre song featuring Paula Cole on backing vocals, Manu Katché on drums and Tony Levin on awesome bass and less awesome stagewear:

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